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Pic­ture this: a state hous­ing de­vel­op­ment shaped in a U, with a green space at its heart

and porches where par­ents can meet and watch their kids play. There’s free Wifi, the homes have so­lar power and great in­su­la­tion to lower util­ity bills, and an

on-site ca­reer cen­tre helps place res­i­dents into jobs with lo­cal hos­pi­tals and the like. Utopia? Not at all. It’s the brain­child of a team of ur­ban plan­ning and ar­chi­tec­ture stu­dents in the US. And it’s en­tirely do-able… oth­er­wise they wouldn’t have won an award for it. Take note Bill English, An­drew

Lit­tle et al.

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